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scher·zan·do

 (skĕrt-sän′dō) Music
adv. & adj.
In a light playful manner. Used chiefly as a direction.
n. pl. scher·zan·dos
A scherzando passage.

[Italian, gerund of scherzare, to joke, from Old Italian; see scherzo.]

scherzando

(skɛəˈtsændəʊ) music
adj, adv
(Music, other) to be performed in a light-hearted manner
n, pl -di (-diː) or -dos
(Music, other) a movement, passage, etc, directed to be performed in this way
[Italian, literally: joking. See scherzo]

scher•zan•do

(skɛrtˈsɑn doʊ, -ˈsæn-)

adj.
playful; sportive (used as a musical direction).
[1805–15; < Italian, ger. of scherzare to joke]
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Rachmaninov's Cello Sonata found both players on top form with Helmchen - - until then in the back seat - - giving an aptly sinister edge to the Allegro Scherzando with his crisp and rhythmically incisive playing but also relaxing gracefully in those warmly lyrical passages which would sit happily in one of Rachmaninov's romantic piano concertos.
The melodiousness particularly manifests itself in the "pastel colours" of Oenek Pavlik's violin (the fifth movement, the beautiful theme on the G string), Ivan Klansky's effulgently poignant piano (the third movement, the Allegretto scherzando of the fourth movement, the Lento maestoso of the sixth movement) and Marek Jerie's heroic cello (the second movement--Poco adagio, the Cadenza, the main theme of the fourth movement, the introduction of the fifth movement).
Words that apply to the characteristic movement, such as maestoso, scherzando, vivo, mesto, etc.
E citta e campagna sono dappertutto i simboli della sua lotta contro la solitudine, il grande tema centrale di Pavese, il tema lirico e tragico: la solitudine inquieta, piena di rimorsi, che crede di soddisfarsi in se con un senso di ragionato egoismo, per cui la situazione di carcerato, di confinato o di un uomo che si apparta dalla lotta degli altri, e difesa ostinatamente, con dati teorici e pratici, ma alla fine, sia pure scherzando su di se, il protagonista deve riconoscere che e una vigliaccheria, che e un assopimento.
Petrenko meanwhile kept the Phil tight around his fellow Russian, driving the pace keenly from a grandiose sweep of opening allegro brioso through a dreamy, cock-eyed, Tim Burtonesque minuet to a final allegro scherzando that was simply - and beautifully - bonkers.
Special holiday passports let them collect stamps as their holiday progresses and they learn new skills, such as Hobie Cat sailing at the Reggae Beach Sailing School, or steel pan playing at the Scherzando School of Music on Nevis.
1, with Sergei Istomin, baroque cello; Purcell's "When I am laid in Earth," with Shannon Mercer, soprano, and the group Masques; Charpentier's Historicus from Le Reniement de Saint Pierre, with the group SMAM; Telemann's Scherzando and Dolce, with Angele Durbeau, violin; Scarlatti's Perche mormora il ruscello, with Matthew White, countertenor, and the Le Vois baroques; Monteverdi's Motet Christe adoramus, with the Vancouver Contata Singers; an excerpt from Bach's Partita No.
From the playful nostalgia of the opening movement through a fast-moving scherzando to the final stylishly energetic rondo finale, there was energy here as well as massive skill.
The complexities of the swift-moving Allegro scherzando finale were handled with apparent ease, and included a skilful cadenza.
Ma gia il sonno, misteriosa imagine della morte, pace dell'animo, alta quiete della viata umana, scherzando tra l'ombre dense della notte profonda, m'invita a scendere a piedi del monte per ritornare alla stanza che posta nel piu vicino colle mi s'e preparata al riposo.
The Allegro Scherzando was outstanding with both players obviously relishing the music's mordant wit and foregrounding its sinister qualities.
A sedici anni avevo gia assodata la mia fama scherzando con l'affetto di un bel giovane del mio paese e disprezzandolo poi, sicche il misero tento di uccidersi e, guarito, scappo da Trento in Piemonte, e si arruolo volontario, e in una delle battaglie del '59, non mi ricordo quale, mori (24)